People and state in socialist Cuba: ideas and practices of revolution

Marina Gold

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5 Citations (Scopus)


This book is a political and anthropological analysis of the concept of Revolution as it is understood and experienced by Cubans in their daily lives. Urban agricultural movements, alternative medicine, self-employment, and migration reveal complex interactions and disrupt assumptions that the Cuban sate is a static, anachronistic regime.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages236
ISBN (Electronic)9781137539830
ISBN (Print)9781137539816, 9781349568499
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Cuba
  • Havana
  • the State
  • Revolution
  • urban agriculture
  • alternative medicine
  • migration
  • self-employment
  • market
  • politics
  • discourse
  • employment
  • revolution
  • socialism


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